This is Us star Justin Hartley might have tied the knot with Sofia Pernas, but we’re revisiting the actor’s past marriage to Selling Sunset‘s Chrishell Stause.
Chrishell and Justin called it quits back in 2019, but why did they get divorced? We’re breaking everything down amid the latest season of Selling Sunset.
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Why did Chrishell and Justin Hartley get divorced?
As per Us Weekly, Selling Sunset’s Chrishell wed actor Justin Hartley in 2017 after four years of dating. Just two years later, Justin officially filed for divorce from Chrishell in November 2019.
So, why did the pair call it quits? According to multiple sources, it seems as though they were just struggling as a couple.
The same outlet reports that Hartley cited “irreconcilable differences”, explaining that they had separated in July of that year.
Woman’s Health shares that the divorce filing was a “huge shock” to reality star Chrishell, with an insider for Us Weekly explaining: “Justin had been having problems with the marriage for a while. The divorce filing was a big surprise to everyone around Justin and Chrishell in terms of their friends.”
Allegedly, Chrishell found out about the split via a text message from Justin, sharing: “I found out because he texted me that we were filed. Forty-five minutes later, the world knew.” Yikes!
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This is Us actor marries Sofia Pernas
Prior to his marriage to Chrishell, Justin had wed Lindsay Hartley between 2004 to 2012. Now, the actor has entered a new marriage with actress Sofia Pernas.
Pernas and Hartley initially met on the set of The Young and The Restless in 2015, where they were co-stars. The two reconnected in early 2020 and, in May of that year, Us Weekly broke the news that the pair were dating.
In May of 2021, People confirmed that Pernas and Hartley had tied the knot.
Chrishell reacts to Justin Hartley’s new marriage
As per Cosmo, Selling Sunset season 4 saw Chrishell Stause open up about Justin’s new marriage to Pernas.
In a conversation with Heather Rae Young and Mary Fitzgerald, the reality star explained: “I feel like the world heard that. My ex-husband Justin is remarried to someone I know from back in the day, pretty well, and a lot of things made sense after finding that out. I wish them the best. You know, I think that actually, if anything, it felt good to know that. It felt like a little bit of closure.”